The Results From the U.S. Pro Road and Criterium National Championship Races Are In!

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Photo credit: Tim de Waele - Getty Images
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  • At the U.S. Pro Road National Championships on June 18, Luke Lamperti and Kendall Ryan won the men’s and women’s criterium, respectively.

  • Two days later, Joey Rosskopf won the men’s road race, and Lauren Stephens won the women’s road race.

Following the U.S. Pro Time Trial Championships, won by Chloé Dygert and Lawson Craddock, the U.S. Pro Criterium took place on June 18 just before the U.S. Pro Road Race on June 20 as part of the 2021 USA Cycling Pro Road National Championships in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Luke Lamperti of Trinity Racing was crowned the men’s U.S. Crit champion despite crashing his bike during the last leg of the race. Lamperti finished with a time of 1:17:02.3. Samuel Bassetti of Elevate-Webiplex Pro Cycling took second place, 0.2 seconds behind Lamperti; and Eric Young of Elevate-Webiplex Pro Cycling finished in third, 0.9 seconds behind.

The 18-year-old is the youngest-ever criterium national champion.

On the women’s side, Kendall Ryan of L39ION of Los Angeles won the women’s Crit with a time of 1:09:20.2. Olympic cyclists, Megan Jastrab and Coryn Rivera (both of Team DSM) took second and third place, respectively. Jastrab finished 1.9 seconds behind Ryan, and Rivera two seconds behind.

Both Jastrab and Rivera will be representing the United States at the Tokyo Olympics, Jastrab on the track, and Rivera on the road.

Complete women’s results | Complete men’s results

Two days later on June 20, Joey Rosskopf of Rallying Cycling claimed the men’s elite road title with a time of 4:38:11, after making a decisive move on the final lap and besting the field of 146 riders. This is Rosskopf’s third national title; he won the time trial in 2017 and 2018.

Following closely behind Rosskopf were Brent Bookwalter of Team Bike Exchange, who finished just three seconds behind Rosskopf, and Kyle Murphy of Rally Cycling, who crossed five seconds back, in third.

Lauren Stephens of Team TIBCO - Silicon Valley Bank won the women’s road championship with a time of 3:11:19. Rivera took second place, 1:06 behind Stephens. Veronica Ewers took third place with a time tied to Rivera.

This is Stephens’s first national championship.

Complete women’s results | Complete men’s results

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